A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Olancha in California. Unique identifier: ci37527632. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37527632. The temblor was detected at 17:03:13 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/16 / 2016-02-23 01:03:13 / February 23, 2016 @ 1:03 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -1 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth -1 km, -118.0181656° West, 36.2693329° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Ridgecrest (c. 27 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alta Sierra (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ridgecrest, Alta Sierra. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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